Month: October 2013

November College calendar: Talks, Music, Drama and more

Our November calendar is chock-full of great events, including “poolside” theater, music on the porch, and lectures by Holden Thorp, Julian Bond and Stuart Eizenstat. Highlights and links below. Nov. 1: Graduate Education Summit. Leaders in higher education and government will discuss the future of graduate education. 3 p.m. Sonja Haynes Stone Center. http://gradschool.unc.edu/ Nov. …

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National University of Singapore Delegation Visits UNC

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill welcomed a delegation from the National University of Singapore (NUS) for a series of events and meetings on September 23 and 24 to discuss student exchanges and the UNC-NUS Joint Degree Program (JDP), as well as to explore other opportunities for collaboration.

Learning disabilities are the topic of free seminar Nov. 19

A free seminar focused on young adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and learning disabilities (ADHD/LD) will be offered Nov. 19 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Looking Forward, Living Now: A Self-Determined Approach to Success in High School, College and Beyond for Young Adults with ADHD/LD” is the theme for the …

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Civil rights pioneer Julian Bond to speak Nov. 19

Civil rights pioneer Julian Bond will deliver the 2013 Charleston Lecture in Southern Affairs Nov. 19 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Bond will discuss “Civil Rights, Then and Now” at 7 p.m. in the theater of the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History.

PlayMakers presents two plays in repertory ‘poolside’

There’s something in the water at PlayMakers Repertory Company. PlayMakers is transforming the Paul Green Theatre into an aquatic wonderland complete with indoor pool for productions of “The Tempest” by William Shakespeare and “Metamorphoses” by Tony Award-winner Mary Zimmerman, to be performed in rotating repertory Nov. 2 to Dec. 8.